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[121 STAT. 2406]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 2406

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PUBLIC LAW 110–161—DEC. 26, 2007

Administration’s ‘‘Research and University Research Centers’’ account, and to the Federal Railroad Administration’s ‘‘Safety and Operations’’ account, except for State rail safety inspectors participating in training pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 20105. SEC. 186. Funds provided or limited in this Act under the appropriate accounts within the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Railroad Administration and the Federal Transit Administration shall be made available for the eligible programs, projects and activities at the level of 98 percent of the corresponding amounts identified in the explanatory statement accompanying this Act for the ‘‘Delta Regional Transportation Development Program’’, ‘‘Ferry Boats and Ferry Terminal Facilities’’, ‘‘Federal Lands’’, ‘‘Interstate Maintenance Discretionary’’, ‘‘Transportation, Community and System Preservation Program’’, ‘‘Rail Line Relocation and Improvement Program’’, ‘‘Rail-highway crossing hazard eliminations’’, ‘‘Alternatives analysis’’, and ‘‘Bus and bus facilities’’: Provided, That amounts authorized within the Federal Highway Administration for fiscal year 2008 for the Interstate Maintenance Discretionary program under section 118(c) of title 23, United States Code, the Ferry Boats and Ferry Terminal Facilities program under section 147 of title 23, United States Code (excluding the setaside for projects on the National Highway System authorized by section 147(b) of such title), the Public Lands Highways Discretionary program under section 202(b)(1)(A) of title 23, United States Code, and the Transportation, Community and System Preservation program under section 1117 of Public Law 109–59 in excess of the amounts so set aside by the first clause of this section for such programs, projects and activities in the explanatory statement accompanying this Act are rescinded: Provided further, That amounts authorized within the Federal Railroad Administration for fiscal year 2008 for Rail-highway Crossing Hazard Eliminations under section 104(d)(2)(A) of title 23, United States Code (excluding the set-aside for certain improvements authorized by section 104(d)(2)(E) of such title), in excess of the amounts so set aside by the first clause of this section for such programs, projects and activities in the explanatory statement accompanying this Act are rescinded. SEC. 187. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, rule or regulation, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to allow the issuer of any preferred stock heretofore sold to the Department to redeem or repurchase such stock upon the payment to the Department of an amount determined by the Secretary. SEC. 188. None of the funds in this Act to the Department of Transportation may be used to make a grant unless the Secretary of Transportation notifies the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations not less than 3 full business days before any discretionary grant award, letter of intent, or full funding grant agreement totaling $500,000 or more is announced by the department or its modal administrations from: (1) any discretionary grant program of the Federal Highway Administration including the emergency relief program; (2) the airport improvement program of the Federal Aviation Administration; or (3) any program of the Federal Transit Administration other than the formula grants and fixed guideway modernization programs: Provided, That the Secretary gives concurrent notification to the House and Senate Committees

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